IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 05/27/2017


Council Hill
Cemetery Burials
through 2010

Sec. 3, Giard twp. Clayton co. Iowa

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Council Hill cemetery - photo taken June 2010 by 'Gemni'


The original list of burials from the WPA grave survey has been updated and corrected from gravestone inscriptions and other sources. Additional burials or information will be added as available.

Sources:
~Burials & inscriptions recorded when cemetery was walked and photographed by 'Gemni' in 2010
~Allamakee co. Death Records (ACDR) & Allamakee co. Death Certificates (ACDC), contributed by Richard O'Brien
~Obituaries
~SSDI records

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Surname
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Martens Eva Mae F. 1921 1992 ssa Harlen E.
Martens Harlen E. 1916 2001 ssa Eva Mae
McCorkle Samuel   09/06/1869 lot 22
McGuire Mildred I. nee Sawvell 1909 1975  
McGuire Peter E. 1899 1957  
McNally James E. 11/29/1929 07/18/2004 ssa Loretta M.
McNally Loretta M. 05/28/1932 03/27/1996 ssa James E.
McNaughton Douglas F. 10/19/1887 03/23/1912 lot 21
McNaughton Ferdita   08/29/1867 aged 2y 4m; d/o D & A McNaughton
McNaughton Frankie D.   09/12/1880 aged 18y 5m 2d; s/o JL & Mary McNaughton; lot 10
McNaughton Julia O. 08/09/1851 01/24/1909 "Mother"; lot 10
McNaughton William R. 05/14/1849 06/13/1907 "Father"; lot 10
Meier Julia 09/05/1823 07/06/1904 lot 3; w/o Ludwig
Meier Ludwig 01/30/1834 06/03/1891 lot 3; h/o Julia
Meier Martan J. 02/01/1874 02/13/1874 ssa Maagdalena; "Children of Ludwig & Julie Meier" "Kinder von Meier"
Meier Maagdalena 03/10/1871 09/20/1872 ssa Martan; "Children of Ludwig & Julie Meier" "Kinder von Meier"
Mielke Frank 12/19/1853 08/07/1939 ssa Mathilde; lot 2 Block 4
Mielke Fred 1886 1945  
Miekle Mathilde 03/24/1854 05/17/1905 w/o Frank Mielke; lot 2 Block 4
Mielke Paul A. 1884 1960  
Miner Fannie M. 05/23/1865 06/28/1879 d/o H.E. & M.E. Miner
Miner Thomas E.   11/01/1872 aged 77y ?m ?d; lot 19
Moe Elizabeth F. nee Foster 1914 2004 ssa Lyle J.
Moe Lyle J. 1914 2000 Vet WWII & Korea; ssa Elizabeth F.
Moore Cora C. 1890 1979 ssa James L.
Moore James L. 1894 1970 ssa Cora C.
Moore Keith W. 1921 2009 ssa Irene E.
Moses Blanche 1902 1989 ssa William E. SR
Moses William E. SR 1898 1993 ssa Blanche
Muth Etta nee Burnham 08/20/1869 01/08/1892 w/o Edward Muth; lot 8 Block 2
Muth John 1821 1918 h/o Mary; lot 8 block 2
Muth Mary 1833 1893 w/o John; lot 8 Block 2
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Surname
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Niewoehner Alvin Frederick 01/25/1910 08/22/1996 h/o Rose Mae
Niewoehner Rose Mae nee Adney 04/26/1905 01/20/1998 w/o Alvin F.
O’Heron Tom N. 1922 1987 ssa Marjorie T. Foster O'Heron
Ostrander Evaline Dickens nee Glover 1857 1897 1st h/M.E. Dickens (d. 1880), 2nd h/R.R. Ostrander; lot 37
Otto Carl L. 1843 1922 ssa Ernestine
Otto Ernestine 1852 1931 ssa Carl L.
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Surname
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Peters Katrina Marie 01/10/1995 12/03/2003 ssa Derrick E. & Maria B. Peters
Peterson Edna M. 1864 blank  
Peterson Marx Christ 01/06/1843 01/22/1928 h/o Sophia
Peterson Peter I. 1854 1921 lot 11
Peterson Sophia nee Schuman 1819 1915 ssa Marx & 'three children'
Phillips Emily J.   1879 w/o J. Phillips; aged 27y & 7m; lot 22
Pixler James   07/07/1865 lot 15
Pixler Jesse   01/23/1866 lot 15
Plank Elizabeth 07/21/1809 05/15/1882 w/o Rev. Jno Plank; lot 9
Plank I. Mary   04/04/1821 [year of death should be confirmed - ?1871]
Plank Infant Son   ?/02/1821 s/o ?.M & ? Plank [year of death should be confirmed - ?1871]
Plank James   1874 aged 29y 6m 29d; lot 8 section 3
Plank Jennie A.   01/11/1874 aged 2y 2m ?d; d/o James & Mary Plank
Plank John, Rev. 1807 02/?/1890 lot 8
Plank Martha A.   1864 aged 3m 7d; d/o John M. & C.E. Plank JR
Plozel Florence L. 1917 2006 ssa Leonard F.
Plozel Leonard F. 1912 1990 ssa Florence
Pontzar Mary A. 1793 1881 ssa Mathias; lot 4
Pontzar Mathias 1794 1880 ssa Mary A.; lot 4
Poor E.M.     broken stone; no visible dates; lot 46
Preuss Augusta 1850 1932 ssa Charley; lot 14
Preuss Charley 1848 1896 ssa Augusta; lot 14
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Surname
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Raymond Julie nee Young   05/19/1879 w/o Wallace; lot 17
Rechfus Gustav 04/08/1826 03/31/1881 aged 54Y, 11m & 20d; lot 7
Rechfus H.     name written at base of stone; no dates
Rechfus Maria 09/18/1826 12/27/1883 "George Keft" also inscribed on her stone; lot 7 [?nee Rechfus, w/o George Keft?]
Reidel Charles   01/25/1855 aged 10y 3m 7d; s/o Henry & Louisa Reidel; lot 40
Reidel Charles 1825 1913  
Reidel Charles 1876 1895 lot 40 [appears on WPA list]
Reidel Katherin 1823 1874 lot 40
Renziehausen Caroline M. 08/21/1862 09/22/1866 d/o C&L, age 4y 1m 1d; she has 2 gravestones in the cemetery: the tall, four sided obelisk monument with 5 inscriptions, has her full dates & the small marker name & years (see Charles); lot 17
Renziehausen Charles (Karl) 08/06/1825 10/16/1899 h/o Loise A.C.S.; aged 74y 2m 10d; lot 17; he has 2 gravestones in the cemetery: the tall, four sided obelisk monument with 5 inscriptions, has his full dates & the small marker his name & years, researcher note: on the small marker is "Father", his death date is erroneously inscribed 1889; lot 17
Renziehausen Charles Augustus 07/20/1852 08/16/1930 s/o Charles & Loise; lot 17
Renziehausen Geromi 06/10/1865 08/29/1867 s/o C&L, aged 2y 2m 19d; 2 gravestones in the cemetery: the tall, four sided obelisk monument with 5 inscriptions, has the full dates & the small marker only the years (see Charles); lot 17
Renziehausen Henry Fredrick 01/16/1855 03/06/1931 s/o Charles & Loise; lot 17
Renziehausen Henry 1857 1928  
Renziehausen Johanna L.M. 11/01/1850 08/28/1856 Cenotaph; d/o C. & L., aged 5y 9m 27d; has inscription on the family monument, but died in Ohio before emmigration to Iowa
Renziehausen Loise A.C.S.
(Angle Christine Sophie)
01/27/1826 09/23/1881 aged 55y 8m 26d; also inscribed on the stone is "Loise A.C.S. wife of Karl" "In Love We Lived"; she has 2 gravestones in the cemetery: the tall, four sided obelisk family monument has her full inscription & the small marker the years & "Mother"; lot 17
Renziehausen Louis 08/01/1818 12/31/1897 ssa Mary; lot 30
Renziehausen Louisa 03/29/1860 07/06/1949 d/o Charles & Loise; her inscription is not on the large family monument, but she has a small stone on the east side at the foot; lot 17
Renziehausen Martha 1870 1946  
Renziehausen Mary 10/25/1829 5/19/1912 ssa Louis; lot 30
Renziehausen Minnie 1866 1933 lot 30
Renziehausen William F. 1862 1924 lot 30
Ressel Augusta 1863 1916 lot 44
Ricker Arthur L. 1902 1996 ssa Dorothy M.
Ricker Dorothy M. 1912 1996 ssa Arthur L.
Ricklef Anna Marie 07/02/1867 03/18/1937 lot 21 block 4; w/o Rudolph; nee Gietz
Ricklef Infants     no names or dates on stone; infants of Rudolph & Anna Ricklef
Ricklef Rudolph 10/20/1858 01/31/1930 lot 21 block 4
Robinson Gilbert C. 1913 1996  
Robinson John W. 06/22/1874 01/20/1939 ssa Maryette
Robinson Maryette 06/30/1878 03/18/1954 ssa John W.
Rogers Elba 06/12/1848 04/04/1895 lot 13 Block 4
Rogers Sabina 1855 1934 lot 13 block 4
Russell Dora 1863 1878 lot 6 block 2
Russell Harriet   1871 aged 41y 4m; w/o Benjamin
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Surname
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Sallach Caroline 03/10/1820 05/15/1904 aged 84y 2m 6d; ssa Karl; lot 16 Block 2
Sallach Karl 07/20/1844 03/30/1915 aged 70y 7m 10d; ssa Caroline; lot 16 Block 2
Saunders Ethel M. 1911 1997 ssa Martin C.
Saunders Martin C. 1911 1983 ssa Ethel M.
Sawvel Mother     no dates; "Mother"; lot 20
Sawvel Amos   03/19/1870 aged 20y ?m 3d; lot 48
Sawvel Clara     no dates; lot 20
Sawvel Daniel   07/27/1863 aged 21y 1m 6d; lot 48
Sawvel Frank J.   12/02/1902 ssa Henry E. & Willie; lot 19
Sawvel Henry E.   04/21/1899 ssa Frank J. & Willie; lot 20
Sawvel Henry   08/03/1861 aged 27y 1m 27d; lot 48
Sawvel Jacob 01/05/1830 01/16/1922 lot 27 Block 1
Sawvel John No Dates   lot 20 [from WPA list]
Sawvel John 04/14/1819 05/24/1898 ssa Katharine; lot 48
Sawvel Katharine 01/24/1821 09/20/1918 w/o John Sawvel; lot 48
Sawvel Maggie     no dates on stone; lot 20
Sawvel Mary     lot 20
Sawvel Mary 10/13/1875 08/08/1893 aged 37 years
Sawvel Myrtle 1895 1935 lot 61 [from WPA list]
Sawvel Sarah M. 06/02/1833 09/22/1899 w/o Jacob Sawvel; lot 27 Block 1
Sawvel Viola 12/08/1858 06/04/1890 w/o [?Adam or ?Asa] Sawvel; lot 22
Sawvel Willie   02/15/1890 ssa Henry E. & Frank J.; lot 19
Sawvell Adam 1855 1927 lot 48
Sawvell Elmer R. 03/19/1895 02/25/1892 s/o S.W. & S.L. Sawvell
Sawvell Elsie L. 1881 1922 ssa John J.
Sawvell John J. 1880 1959 ssa Elsie L.
Sawvell Leslie 1929 1929 ssa Lloyd; Infant sons of Albert & Mary
Sawvell Lillis M. 1910 1996  
Sawvell Lloyd 1927 1927 ssa Leslie; Infant sons of Albert & Mary
Sawvell Mearl E. 1903 1974  
Sawvell Vernon L. 08/11/1920 11/14/1987 Maj US Army, World War II & Vietnam
Sawvell Warren R. 05/08/1906 01/23/1907  
Sawvell William J. 1915 1957 "Husband"
Sawvell William H.   02/04/1871 s/o H & E Sawvell
Scarff Mary E. 1857 1898 lot 22
Scarff Robert T. 02/28/1908 07/18/1923  
Scarff Walter 1878 1950 ssa Howard & Ermina Henning
Schierholz Iowa A. 03/13/1911 03/18/2002 ssa Irving H.
Schierholz Irving Herman 05/24/1910 05/23/1997 ssa Iowa A.; he also has a military marker: EM3 US Navy, World War II
Schlein Katharine M. 1865 1919 w/o Rev. W.P. Schlein; lot 15
Schlein W. P., Rev. 1867 1931 born Stergnelshausen, Ger., died Tolstoy, S. Dak.; lot 14
Schlitter Alfred D. 1924 1970 s/o William & Laura; ssa Dayton A.
Schlitter Adolph 11/18/1839 12/16/1915 "Father"; lot 21
Schlitter Albert 02/06/1851 02/26/1923 h/o Caroline; s/o Will; wife has gravestone, no stone found for him; ACDC
Schlitter August F. 11/23/1847 01/30/1931 "Father"; lot 35
Schitter Caroline nee Ziezo 08/06/1839 10/29/1931 "Mother"; lot 21
Schitter Caroline nee Scheck 1851 09/23/1913 w/o Albert; lot 1 block 2
Schlitter Charles 1850 1937 "Father"; lot 23
Schlitter Charley 1877 1936 "Son"; lot 25
Schlitter Clarence T. Jan 1908 Feb 1908 s/o Wm & EM. Schlitter
Schlitter Constancia   1889 aged 89y; lot 25
Schlitter Dayton A. 1915 1955 s/o William & Laura; ssa Alfred D.
Schlitter Emma B.M. 1882 1911 nee Jarms; 1st w/o William F.
Schlitter Frank 1879 1944  
Schlitter Fredrick William 05/03/1904 08/22/1976 h/o Geneva Z.; s/o William & Emma/Emily (Jarms); died in Waukon, IA; Schultz Funeral Home (ACDR)
Schlitter Geneva Zelda nee Cahoon 10/18/1909 12/10/1998 w/o Frederick W., died in Decorah, IA
Schlitter Harvey E. 12/31/1921 12/31/2003 PFC US Army, World War II
Schlitter Laura Ida 03/22/1888 02/02/1973 w/o William; SSDI & Allamakee co. Death Records = d. Waukon, IA, Schultz Funeral Home, d/o Herman & Emma (Genz) Hensel
Schlitter Minnie 1860 1948 "Mother"
Schlitter William F. 11/05/1875 07/02/1939 h/o 1st Emma, h/o 2nd Laura; s/o Adolph & Caroline
Schlueter Karolena 03/12/1827 05/31/1907 ssa Wilhelm; lot 27
Schlueter Wilheim 04/18/1823 05/06/1911 ssa Karolena; lot 27
Schmeiser Charlotte 09/18/1833 02/03/1919 lot 32
Schmeiser Emma 04/18/1869 09/12/1897 lot32
Schmeiser George 07/27/1829 07/24/1887 lot 31
Schmeiser John 08/18/1821 12/19/1899  
Schmeiser John JR 02/12/1862 02/09/1938  
Schmeiser Lizzie 10/18/1865 12/24/1891 lot 32
Schmeiser Louis 05/09/1860 11/06/1914 lot 31
Schmitt Anna M. 08/21/1871 09/15/1873  
Schmitt Eddie H. 04/02/1875 04/02/1875  
Schmitt George W. 08/01/1867 03/21/1868  
Schmitt Henrietta 04/05/1845 06/26/1921  
Schmitt William M. 09/15/1836 12/14/1916 Co H 38th Ia. Inf.
Scott Allen 1804 1864 lot 24 [WPA record]
Scott David Morgan   1871 27th IA inf.; lot 24 Block 1
Seig Carl 1851 1891  
Seig Hannah nee Kuester 01/07/1857 12/12/1940 w/o Carl; d/o Ferdinand & Christina; Conflict! Gravestone DOD 1941, ACDC has 1940
Seitz Emma 1871 1908 ssa Frank
Seitz Frank 04/06/1870 03/12/1940 h/o Emma; s/o Adam & Mary (Deifenback); ACDC
Sieling Heinrich Nov 1802 03/30/1883 lot 18
Sieling Wilhelmina     w/o Henrich; no dates; lot 18
Skipworth James     no dates [WPA record]
Snitker Frederick Leslie 07/01/1908 12/17/1987 has an inscription on stone w/1st wife Ruby, but his obit gives burial in Oakland cemetery, Waukon w/2nd wife Lila where they have a stone
Snitker Ruby E. nee Jones 1904 1963 1st w/o Fred L.
Starkey Bessie nee Knapp 05/03/1896 07/29/1974 w/o James J.
Starkey Bradley 03/10/1958 02/05/2010  
Starkey Beulah F. 1918 1969 ssa Norman H.
Starkey Clifford M. 1918 2007 ssa Donna M.
Starkey Ernie 1903 1976  
Starkey James J. 01/15/1891 02/23/1952 ssa Bessie
Starkey Nellie E. 1871 1922 ssa Tom W.
Starkey Norman H. 1916 1976 ssa Beulah F.
Starkey Tom W. 1865 1933 ssa Nellie E.
Straight Calvin 01/11/1822 03/28/1882 lot 9
Straight Polly 05/26/1831 07/13/1905 lot 9
Sutter Franklin   03/08/1827 or 1829 s/o J.C. & J.M. Sutter; aged 1y 1m 12d
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Surname
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Tayek Frank 08/17/1847 10/13/1914 lot 30
Tayek Francis / Frank 09/04/1887 07/06/1911 "Frank" engraved on top of stone; lot 30
Tayek Susan April 1850 08/25/1939  
Terrell Rufus   06/17/1894 lot 38
Thias Henry H. 1837 1874 ssa Louisa; lot 33
Thias Louisa 1837 1909 ssa Henry H.; lot 33
Thias Otto 01/01/1866 10/28/1937 lot 33
Thomas Iona 03/24/1875 11/18/08 w/o Geo. Thomas; lot 7
Timmerman Harry H. 09/27/1905 09/14/1983 "Son"; s/o Wm J. & Minnie; d. Waukon hosp.; (ACDR)
Timmerman Henry H. 08/12/1901 01/06/1980 "Son"; ssa Harry; s/o Wm J. & Minnie; d. in Waukon, IA, Schultz Funeral home (ACDR)
Timmerman Hermina A. 'Minnie' 1878 1945 ssa William J., Note! Conflicting records she is either nee Ehde or nee Witt.
Timmerman Mary 05/04/1872 03/08/1898 lot 19 Block 4
Timmerman William J. 1867 1941 h/o Hermina A.
Trappa Andrew H.   10/09/1880 aged 14y 4m 12d; s/o H & H Trappa
Trappa Henry 11/19/1821 02/06/1900 lot 25 Block 2
Trappa Johanna 11/17/1833 05/21/1878 w/o H. Trappa; lot 25 Block 2
Trappe Charlie 1862 1939  
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Surname
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Uhlis Anna 08/26/1824 12/24/1908 ssa Casper; lot 34 Block 2
Uhlis Casper 1823 08/14/1900 ssa Anna; lot 34 Block 2
Uhlis Mary 1859 1940  
Uriell Avalo   03/16/187? aged 12y 2m 6d; s/o John & Mary Uriell
Van Allen Prudence 1851 1909  
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Surname
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Waack John   08/18/1883 lot 10
Waack Maria   06/13/1873 w/o John Waack; lot 10
Warn Frances Elizabeth   12/15/1872 aged 11y 1m 26d
Wiethorn Curt H., Rev. 02/02/1819 08/12/1873 lot 23
Wiethorn Benjamin H. 07/27/1883 07/29/1947  
Wiethorn Elizabeth 1855 11/01/1936 lot 23
Wiethorn Henry J. 01/23/1856 12/29/1918 lot 23
Wiethorn Louesa C. 03/15/1821 01/05/1913 lot 24
Wiethorn Mary C. 05/06/1854 08/16/1927 lot 23 block 4
Wilkins Ann Marie nee Ricketts 1834 1920 w/o Thomas E.; lot 29
Wilkins Curtis F. 'Curt' 1939 11/15/1969 s/o Floyd & Hazel
Wilkins Dean Bruce 03/08/1952 11/23/1952 s/o Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Wilkins
Wilkins Floyd L. 01/15/1913 02/24/2002 h/o Hazel; s/o ThomasE. & Laura C.
Wilkins Grace C. 1925 1986 "Mother"
Wilkins Hazel H. 1916 2002 nee Huff; w/o Floyd
Wilkins Janet C. 1933 2002 ssa W. Eldean
Wilkins Laura C. nee Kaiser 1880 1966 w/o Thomas E.
Wilkins Marcella M. 1921 1929  
Wilkins Nina A. 1903 1947 ssa Wilbur H.
Wilkins Thomas Edward 02/09/1872 02/07/1940 h/o Laura C.; s/o Thomas E. & Anna; ACDC
Wilkins Thomas Edward 1832 1915 h/o Ann Marie; lot 29 Block 4
Wilkins Thomas Ray 1904 1908  
Wilkins Wilber H. 1906 2007 ssa Nina A.
Wilson Eveline M. 1845 1875 ssa Homer T. & Eden S. Foster; buried on Micajah Foster lot; [maiden name may be Wilson & married name Foster]
Worth John P.   02/20/1880 s/o D & L Worth; lot owner: David Worth; lot 3 Block 4
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Surname
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Young Charlotte   06/22/1879 w/o Simeon; aged 67y ?m 22d; lot 17
Zeizo Adeline Friedericka 06/22/1844 08/15/1916 lot 31
Ziezo Theodore 12/24/1846 10/21/1928 lot 31

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